overall
100
100
style
Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Doppelbock
Aying, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 3703   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Celebrator has a creamy head of tight bubbles contrasting beautifully with its profound dark robe. It is full-bodied and velvety from half a years aging. Although it is strong, it is not overpowering. There is a wonderful and complex balance between the various malts, the alcohol and the subtle hops. A complex fruitiness of roasted malt and whole hop flowers make Celebrator great as a party drink with friends and family at celebrations. Despite its richness, it has a faintly smoky dryness in the finish.

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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2011 Bottle. Poured a rich dark brown almost black in color it had a nice light brown frothy head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. The aroma was moderate of roasted malts, a light resin hop and nice dose of doughy yeast with notes of molasses and coffee. It tasted mildly sweet with a hint of molasses in the beginning and finished slightly bitter-sweet with a rich coffee note at the end that left the flavor lingering around for a nice long while. Mouthfeel was surprisingly medium in body and very creamy in texture with a flat carbonation. Overall one of the best brews I have ever tasted. I sampled this years ago and have to say it still tastes as good as I remember. Definitely in my top 10...


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (1574) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 23, 2017
Coca cola with white head. Chocolate, hazelnuts, umami and toffee. Sweet, rich and light spicy finish. Great!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niller (1645) - Hammel, DENMARK - APR 23, 2017
[email protected] Kleine Bierstube, Aarhus. Pours dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma and taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel notes, some fruits. Full body. Soft carbonation. Dry light bitter roasted finish. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (3090) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 22, 2017
Caa en Cimmeria 22..04..2017. (r3701). Color rojizo caoba oscuro, reflejos rubes oscuros con espuma beige que se queda en corona fina al poco. Sabores tostados maltosos y cereales con toques ligeros ahumados caramelos tostados y ligeros regalices. Cuerpo ligero a medio de 6.7 vol con ligera sensacin alcohlica seca y muy suave amargo final entre tostado y ahumado. Bastante buena refrescante y fcil de beber. Para repetir.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meccahh69lol (121) - New Haven, Connecticut, USA - APR 21, 2017
I have had a few doppelbocks in my time and never really glommed onto them cause they were always too gloopy and cloying, but this one is far from that! It pours a rich black and the nose is a malty deep dive. The flavor is impressively smooth, somewhat dry, slightly sweet, and very well balanced with just the right amount of smokiness. Plus the bottle is covered in goats and you get a cute little plastic goat knickknack to cherish till the end of days (coming very soon! lol). Good for jamming to some sweet Jerry jams from 77 before endeavoring upon an evening of cuddles and audio-visual entertainments!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
matzou (174) - SPAIN - APR 20, 2017
Brown body with Ruby hue, 1 finger white head disappearing quickly. Aroma is some chocolate, light roastiness, some sweet tones, fruitiness. Sweet opening, balanced afterwards. Very good finish. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (945) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2017
Had the beer as part of the Saveur Bire easter set. The beer looks delicious. The color of the beer is a very dark brown. On the naked eye it almost looks black. A strong light reveals a nice nice dark amber glow. Nice. On top of the beer a nice rough layer of greyish-brown foam. The majority of the foam collapses rather quickly, leaving a thin drape. Nice. The smell of the beer is also nice. It is a proper bockbier. I smell nice rather sweet malt aromas, a bit bready even. There is also a nice aroma of syrup, plums, caramel and toffee and some alcohol. The smell is very warming. The smell is quite sweet, because of the strong lovely malt aromas, but there also is a nice slight bitterness of the hops. I also smell a nice yeasty touch, giving a certain doughiness. The smell of the beer gets stronger after the beer warms up. Where it was quite mild at the start, it is very warming and rich at the end. The taste of the beer also is nice. It contains a lovely warm maltiness. I taste plums, dark fruit, toffee, syrup, brown sugar and caramel. It tastes very full. I like the nice bitter hoppy touch. Not clear hops, but a nice bitter touch to break the mainly sweet flavours. The beer also contains a nice alcohol flavour. Very nice flavour. It is rich and sweet and full. Even though the beer is mainly sweet, it is not to sweet. The hop bitterness is able to balance out the sweetness perfectly. Very well done. I understand this beer is number one in its style. The palate of the beer is nice. Full body, smooth texture and a nice medium high bitterness. The finish is nice, and contains a lovely alcohol warmth and a nice hoppy bitterness, to balance out the sweets an extra time. Very well done.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gripweed57 (1766) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2017
From old tasting notes. Translucent deep reddish brown color. Moderate tan head. Delicious sweet roasted malt aroma. Cloyingly sweet roasted malt flavor is rich and smooth, with subtle dark caramel notes. Some spruce hops in finish. Dry aftertaste. Rich, full bodied and complex.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
daenelyn (66) - - APR 15, 2017
Robe brune mousse crue. Nez malt, raisin, caf. Bouche malt, caf, fruits noirs. Superbe.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sircatis (231) - FRANCE - APR 9, 2017
Dcouverte dans la Saveur Box. Bire trs fonce avec une mousse beige fonce. Armes de caf et de malte. Trs douce et la mousse crmeuse en bouche. Bire dlicate trs savoureuse. Superbe dcouverte.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BrewBrain (168) - Florida, USA - APR 5, 2017
UPDATED: APR 6, 2017 Poured from beautiful bottle hung with cute goat to tulip glass. Complex malty aroma with datk bread and slight chocolate. Clear brown-red appearance witu nice head. Flavor is smooth grainy bread and hint of chocolate . Very nice hop bitterness despite the overarching malt complexity. So special yet so drinkable.


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